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October 4, 2021

Trends in Outcomes of High-Risk pVAD-Assisted PCI

Alejandro Lemor, MD, MS, discusses his recently published paper on trends in outcomes between 2008 and 2018 in high-risk pVAD-assisted PCI.

September 29, 2021

Live Case Highlights: Impella®-Supported Complex Revascularization in Patient with Severe LV Dysfunction

This live case from Kate Kearney, MD and William Lombardi, MD, highlights Impella-supported complex PCI and complete revascularization in a patient with severe LV dysfunction.

September 24, 2021

National Virtual Fellows Course: Complete Revascularization in High-Risk PCI and Cardiogenic Shock Best Practices

This virtual fellows course covers topics ranging from complete revascularization in high-risk PCI to best practices for large bore access and management of cardiogenic shock.

September 20, 2021

Jason Wollmuth, MD, Presents RESTORE EF Data at HFSA 2021

Jason Wollmuth, MD, presents the latest data from the RESTORE EF study at the HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting in September 2021.

September 9, 2021

Fellows Course: ICU & Device Management

Timothy Smith, MD, discusses the importance of the cardiovascular ICU and device management for patients with cardiogenic shock supported with the Impella® heart pump.

September 7, 2021

Impella® Skills Video: Mattress Suture Technique

This Impella skills video demonstrates the mattress suture technique used during insertion of the Impella RP® heart pump.

August 23, 2021

Impella® Skills Video: Changing the Femoral Access Site Dressing in the ICU

This Impella skills video demonstrates how to change the femoral access site dressing in the ICU.

August 19, 2021

Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist® Anterior Direct Insertion Animation

View an animation depicting the primary steps for anterior direct insertion of Impella 5.5 with SmartAssist.

August 19, 2021

FAQ: Anticoagulation

This FAQ addresses thrombus formation and anticoagulation for blood-contacting medical devices, such as the Impella® heart pump.

August 13, 2021

Fellows Course: Contemporary Insights into Cardiogenic Shock and STEMI

Navin Kapur, MD, shares contemporary insights into cardiogenic shock and STEMI management.

August 9, 2021

Study of 21,848 High-Risk PCI Patients Demonstrates Lower Risk of Death and Complications in Patients who Receive PVADs  

A study of 21,848 non-emergent, high-risk patients who underwent PCI with PVADs, including Impella® heart pumps, demonstrates the PVAD patients had a lower rate of mortality and complications than patients who underwent PCI with IABPs.

July 29, 2021

Impella® Skills Video: Guidewire Reaccess

Learn how to use the Impella repositioning sheath with guidewire access port to insert a 0.035” guidewire to maintain access to the arteriotomy.

July 22, 2021

Impella® Skills Video: Impella 5.0® Insertion Using the Silicone Plug Technique

This Impella skills video demonstrates insertion of the Impella 5.0® using the silicone plug technique.

July 16, 2021

Automated Impella Controller™ Overview

This Impella® skills training video demonstrates the main functions of the Automated Impella Controller (AIC) and describes the components and display screens.

July 8, 2021

Protected PCI for Superior Long-Term Outcomes

Gregg Stone, MD, and Duane Pinto, MD, host this panel discussion from SCAI 2021 of Protected PCI and diagnosis and treatment of high-risk and complex coronary disease.